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  1. The Making of a Cybertariat: Virtual Work in a Real World
    The Making of a Cybertariat: Virtual Work in a Real World
    The Making of a Cybertariat: Virtual Work in a Real World
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  2. The Making of a Cybertariat: Virtual Work in a Real World

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The workplace has been changed in recent decades by the rise of digital technologies. Parts of a single labor process can be moved around the world, with implications not only for individual workplaces, but for the working class as a whole.

Within advanced capitalist countries, the workplace has been made more flexible through cell phones, e-mail, freelancing, and outsourcing. The process often makes the situation of the workers more precarious, as they are forced to pay for the tools of their trade, are expected to be constantly accessible to workplace demands, and are isolated from their fellow workers.

Huws' The Making of a Cybertariat examines this process from a number of perspectives, including those of women in the workplace and at home. It explores changing categories of employment and modes of organization, and how new divisions of race and gender are created in the process. It questions how the virtual workforce can identify their common interests and stand together to struggle for them.

The Making of a Cybertariat is both a testament to the author's remarkable record in the politics of technology over several decades and a vital resource for grasping ongoing debates and controversies in this field.

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Country
USA
Author
Ursula Huws
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Monthly Review Press
EAN
9781583670880
Edition
y First printing
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1583670882
Label
Monthly Review Press
Manufacturer
Monthly Review Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
208
PublicationDate
2003-07-01
Publisher
Monthly Review Press
ReleaseDate
2003-07-01
Studio
Monthly Review Press
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